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Brenau University


Online Undergraduate Program

Brenau University, founded in 1878, is a private institution residing on 43 suburban acres in Gainesville, Georgia. Though the school's regional campuses are co-educational, the main campus (Brenau women's College) is female-only. The Brenau Golden Tigers compete in the NAIA Southern States Athletic Conference.

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Quick Facts

First year offering online program: 2000-2001
Online bachelor’s degree programs offered: 6


Tuition for U.S. students (per credit): $560
Tuition for in-state students (per credit): N/A
Tuition for out-of-state students (per credit): N/A


Total online enrollment: 202
17% Male / 83% Female
Average student age: N/A


Application deadline (U.S. residents): N/A
N/A accepted

Financial Aid Available

Only federal aid is available

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School Details

Institutional control: Private
About the online program: Brenau has a 15-year track record of offering online programming to traditional and non-traditional students. Faculty teaching online are well supported with technical staff and technology.
Average class size: N/A
Maximum class size: 20


3 year graduation rate (2012-2013): N/A
New student retention rate (2013): N/A
Most popular majors: Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other, Nursing Practice, Accounting, Business/Commerce, General, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Academic calendar: Semester
Online courses offered:151
Can earn degree entirely outside U.S.:No
Number of times per month faculty provide feedback to students on participation: N/A
Amount of courses requiring students to work collaboratively with other students:Minority
Class participation graded:Yes
Number of times per week students must login to a typical course: 5
Expectation that instructors will respond to questions within specific timeframe: Yes
Instructor response expected within (hours): 24

Academic Integrity

Anti-plagiarism screening required for essay assignments: Depends
Measures to instill academic integrity: Honor code printed on all syllabi.


Average online teaching experience: N/A
Full-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's: N/A
Full-time faculty with a doctorate degree: N/A
Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online: 66
Part-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's: N/A
Part-time faculty with a doctorate degree: N/A
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus: N/A
Instructor office hours (weekly): N/A
Faculty who have at least 1 year online teaching experience: N/A
Faculty who have at least 2 years online teaching experience: N/A
Faculty who have at least 3 years online teaching experience: N/A

Online learning tools

Bulletin boards, Live streaming audioY, Live streaming videoY, Online chatroomsY, Online labsY, Recorded audioY, Recorded videoY, Skype or other visual softwareY, SimulationsY, Web conferencing (webinars)Y

Technology & Support

Recommended Internet connection: DSL
Required Internet connection: 256k
24-7 live tech support: Yes
Online course development: In-house
Courses designed by certified instructional designers: No
Full-time course development tech staff supporting faculty: 6
Part-time course development tech staff supporting faculty: 1

Student Services

Academic advisingY, BookstoreY, Career placement assistanceY, Email addressY, Financial aid office/servicesY, Local area network, Access to live librarianY, Access to digitized library materialsY, Mentoring, Technical supportY, Live tutoringY, Writing workshopsY

Student Body

Region from which most U.S. students come: South Atlantic
Male: 35
Female: 167
American Indian: 0.0%
Asian: 2.0%
Black or African American: 22.3%
Hispanic: 2.0%
Two or more races: 3.0%
International: 0.0%
Pacific Islander: 0.0%
Unknown: 6.4%
White: 64.4%
Students 22 and younger: N/A
Students ages 23-39: 0%
Students 40 or older: 0%
New entrants who are first-time freshman: 1%
New entrants who are employed: N/A


Admissions requirements same as campus-based students' requirements: Yes
College uses SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for new applicants: Yes
ACT Composite Score: N/A
SAT Critical Reading average score: 480
SAT Math average score: 500
SAT Writing average score: 430
Continuing online instruction education required: N/A
Application essay required: No
Accept transfer students: Yes
High school completion requirements: Diploma or GED required
Minimum high school GPA required: 2.0


Institution is Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) member: Yes
Institution is GI Bill certified: Yes
Institution Participates in Yellow Ribbon Program: Yes
In-state tuition for all military veterans: N/A

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